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Getting kids ready for their first pet

Laurent Levy 23 June 2021 25


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“I promise I’ll walk him every day!” What parent hasn’t heard that promise before, only to have the reminders start a week later? Author Margrit Strohmaier tackles this problem in her her delightful children’s book, “What to Know Before You Get Your Dog.” We also look at the curious connection between Dostoevsky and Ingrid Newkirk, and veterinarian Dr. Tom Pickard explores the mangy problem of mange.

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The Other Animals, hosted by Laurent Levy, is Philadelphia’s only radio show covering all things animal related that looks at the fascinating and inconsistent way humans deal with and impact non-humans. Each week we explore a different topic in depth.

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A conversation with Elliot Connor / Antibiotic Resistance

Laurent Levy 12 February 2022

Join us for a conversation with Australian activist, author, filmmaker, and speaker Elliot Connor as he describes his lifelong goal to reframe our human relationship with the natural world. Plus, veterinarian and author Ingrid Taylor joins our Dr. Tom Pickard …continue

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A bonobo, beluga, and bumblebee walk into a bar…

Laurent Levy 3 February 2022

Do non-human animals really laugh? Listen to some samples collected by researchers Greg Bryant and Sasha Winkler from UCLA and decide for yourself. A delightful and insightful conversation about the nuances of play vocalization (and other sounds) that challenges the …continue

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